Gordon Johannson wins Ivor Cooper Memorial Trophy to boost St Michael's Hospice (From Hereford Times)
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Gordon Johannson wins Ivor Cooper Memorial Trophy to boost St Michael's Hospice
5:00pm Wednesday 6th June 2012 in Golf
THIS year’s Ivor Cooper Memorial Golf Day at Burghill Valley GC raised £800 for St Michael’s Hospice.
Players from Milton Keynes, South Wales, Shropshire and Worcestershire came to take part in the event which featured 54 golfers in 18 teams of three.
The competition was a Stableford singles competition with a team prize where the best two of three scored.
Home player Gorden Johannson took the singles prize with 41 points, followed home club-mate Nathan Brant, with 39.
South Monmouthshire GC player Steven Brown, 38, was third.
The team prize went to the home trio of Derick Ling, Nigel Williams and Dr Bill Harris.
Dr Harris handed over a cheque to hospice nursing assistant Angie Williams who, with her husband Tom, organised the event.
Prizes were presented by Ivor Cooper’s widow Eileen.
q Grove GC, ladies’ section Leake/Budd Cup: 1 Margaret Barrington 93-32-61, 2 Sarah Wilson 103-36-67.
Medal, Bronze ‘A’ section: 1 Christine Anning 92-25-67, 2 Bridget Halpern 89-22-67, 3 Brenda Bowen 96-26-70; ‘B’ section: 1 Margaret Barrington 93-32-61, 2 Sarah Wilson 103-36-67, 3 Jane Luffman 97-29-68.
Nine-hole Badger competition: 1 Chril Hill 18 pts.
Monthly Rose Spoon: 1 Sally Wright 57 pts.
q Belmont GC, President’s Bowl, Division One: 1 Pete Wilcox 73 nett, 2 Brian Stringer 73, 3 Elwyn Hamer 73; Division Two: 1 and trophy winner Lee Snead 68 nett, 2 Andy Allen 71, 3 John Mann 74.
Seniors’ section, Majors trophy second leg: 1 and overall winner Elwyn Hamer 65 pts gross, 2 Steve Norwood 64, 3 Bill McGrath 64.
Belmont Pairs Open: 1 Les Quinn and Brian Nelson (Cradoc GC) 47 pts, 2 Percy Bristow and Alan Morgan (Belmont) 47.
q Herefordshire GC, Seniors medal, 0-14 category: 1 Phil Manns 68 nett, 2 Cliff Mawby 70, 3 Ken Wright 70; 15-22 category: 1 Dennis Mitchell 67 nett, 2 John Hill 74, 3 Clive James 74; 23+ category: 1 Brian Read 73 nett, 2 Bill Mundell 76, 3 Graham Rees 76.
q Kington GC, Seniors Summer League, Division One: 1 Terry Weight 43, 2 Mike Harley 41, 3 G Brown 40; Division Two: 1 Richard Hill 43, 2 John Allen 42, 3 Dave Haley 40.
q Ross GC, lady captain’s away day at Radyr GC, Cardiff: 1 Shan Powell, Wilma MacNamara and Erica Atkins 68 pts, 2 Carol Malim, Judith Landau and Jan Reid 65.
Ping 4BBB stableford: 1 Helen Palmer and Anne McArthur 40 pts, 2 Linda Gaiderman and Ruth Pimlow 38.
q South Herefordshire GC, Virgin Atlantic PGA National Pro-Am qualifier, Division One: 1 Tim Beale 67 nett, 2 Richard Price, 3 Rob Lerigo; Division Two: 1 Malcolm Connah, 2 Sean Harris, 3 Colin Spencer. Beale will team up woth club professional Paul Middleton at the main event in July.
South Herefordshire ‘A’ beat Tewkesbury Park 3½-2½ in the North Gloucestershire Foursomes League. South Herefordshire ‘B’ drew 3-3 with their Tewkesbury Park counterparts in the same competition.
Ladies’ section, monthly medal: 1 Erica Warr, 2 Jill Wargen, 3 Sally Tudsbury Turner.
Wins for the pairings of Anita Leaver and Lesley Colquhoun and Margaret Smale and Val Bland and a half for Lynn Relphs and Chris Rivers brought South Herefordshire Ladies a 2½-½ success against Sherdons GC in the Severn Vale Challenge.
q Ross GC, Traders’ Cup: 1 Simon Davies 86-16-70, 2 James Hay 81-11-70, 3 Gareth Webb 81-11-70.
Ross ‘A’ beat Naunton Downs 3½-2½ in the NGFL with wins for Neil Lancett and Tony Howells (3 and 2), Dave Gardner and Mitchell Lawrence (7 and 5) and Leighton Walker and Jake Howells (4 and 2) with Keith Crawford and Gwynne Morgan halving their match.
Ross ‘B’ beat Naunton Down in a friendly match and regained the Dragon Trophy with a 6-0 success against Newport Ross Seniors were beaten 5-3 by Monmouth Seniors.
q Cradoc GC’s Terry Eckley scored his first hole-in-one in more than 30 years when he aced the par three third.
Texas Scramble Open: 1 Adrian Lewis, Carl Thomas, Ken Evans and Russell Arnold (Neath) 57 nett, 2 Paul Morgan, Darren Colwill (Caerphilly GC), Ian Stewart (Dewstow) and Steve Davis (The Monmouthshire) 57.8 nett, Cradoc ‘B’ won 2 and 1 at Trefloyne in the South Wales Seniors Classic Bowl. Team captain Les Gwynne and Brian Nelson won 2 and 1 while Chris Williams and Clive Pearson won one up.
Seniors’ monthly medal: 1 Ken Goodley 90-18-72, 2 Tony James 85-12-73, 3 John Nancarrow 86-12-74.
Midweek Stableford competition: 1 Garry Jenkins 39 pts, 2 Jeffrey Price 36, 3 Owen Phillips 35.
Cradoc Wayfarers were beaten 3-2 by Llantrisant despite successes for Tony Payne and Tom Price (3 and 2) and Sam Lloyd and Drew Lloyd (2 up).
Cradoc hosted the MWGA four-ball better-ball competition which was contested by 89 pairs: 1 Ian Crank and Aled Jones 63, 2 L Jones and B Lynch 64, 3 B Murray and W O’Brian 65.
q Luctonians Golf Society at Builth Wells: 1 Stan Arnold 36 pts, 2 Richard Sparey 36, 3 Nigel Moore 34; front nine: Adrian Hope 19 pts; back nine: Rod Mee 17 pts; nearest the pin: Dennis Mills; longest drive: Nigel Moore.
q Shropshire and Herefordshire UGC Seniors have suffered a disappointing start to the season with three defeats in 10 days, going down against Staffordshire 10-8, Lancashire 9½-8½ and Warwickshire 10½-7½.